Compiled from newspaper files
10 YEARS AGO
April 6, 2005
The City of Marion is considering the hiring of an economic development professional. Commissioners instructed David Mayfield, city administrator, to research an appropriate job description and funding options.
Pictured on the front page is second grader Amber Austin as she tells Diane Leiker about the dinosaur diorama she made during the MES students’ dinosaur studies class.
Marion Girl Scouts of Junior Troop 58 celebrated Girl Scout Week by visiting the state Capitol in Topeka. Those going were Cara Martin, Balee Shiplet, Jay Dee Schafers, Erin Meierhoff, Ericka Herzet, Cassandra McPhail, Emily Cyr, Karly Hess, Rickie DeShazo, Tristen Snelling, Monica Spachek, and Jennifer Fruechting. Leaders are Kathy Meierhoff and Kelley Schafers.
Kevin and Kristina Burkholder announce the birth of their daughter, Calli Elizabeth, March 21 at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.
Popular country music groups, Restless Heart and Little Texas, will share top billing for the June 4 concert at Chingawassa Days.
MHS seniors profiled in this issue are Dale Vogel and Torey Hett, Leann Thomas is this week’s Marion County Record athlete of the week, and juniors Emalee Versch and Derek Vetter have been named students of the month.